Surviving are son, Larry Bertrand and wife, Stephanie, of Branch; stepdaughter, Nora Reichard and husband, Michael, of Slidell; stepdaughter, Kathleen Thibodeaux and husband, Glenn, of Eugene, OR; 13 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Emily Bertrand; and his parents; Joseph Bertrand and Anna Mae Bellard Bertrand.
He was born Sunday, August 28, 1932; in Kaplan, son of the late Joseph Bertrand and the late Anna Mae Bellard.
Friends may view the obituary and guestbook online at www.gossenfuneralhome.net.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Gossen Funeral Home, Inc. of Rayne.